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As information technology takes a dramatic shift from paper to digital form, federal and other governing agency are starting to mandate industry specific regulations on organizations to ensure confidentiality, privacy, retention, and traceability. At Hostik we adopt and follow their  recommendation and regulations and often exceed their requirements.
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Achieving Regulatory Compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires organizations in healthcare
industry to provide appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards for patient information.
 Achieving HIPPA Compliance HIPAA requires the organizations to establish and maintain reasonable
and appropriate administrative,technical and physical safeguards to ensure integrity, confidentiality, and
availability of the information. Healthcare organizations are required to individually assess their security
and privacy requirements and take suitable measures to implement electronic data protection (both in
transit and in storage). As proposed, a HIPAA‐compliant information system will need to include combination
of administrative procedures, physical safeguards and technical measures to protect patient information while it is stored and transmitted across communication networks.

Hostik Administrative Safeguards (HIPPA)

Hostik implements security measures sufficient to reduce risks and vulnerabilities to a reasonable
and appropriate level to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data.

Hostik meets the standard by:

- Conducting network peneteration testing
- Maintaining a secure firewall
- Utilizing a proprietary intrusion detection solution
- Monitoring for suspicious activity on its networks
- Following a formal incident response process to quickly recognize, analyze, and remediate
  information security  threats
- Running a vulnerability management program

Hostik takes the right to privacy and the security of data very seriously. Hostik network is built with
a series of administrative, physical and technical safeguards designed to protect data.

Network security:
Additionally, Lanset America/Hostik utilizes independent, third-party consultants to review the safety and security
of our network and routinely checks its systems for vulnerabilities to ensure that your data is safe.

Sarbanes‐Oxley (SOX) Act places specific requirements on an organization around length and
mechanisms for retention of its financial records. Created in the wake of Enron and WorldCom
corporate frauds, the SOX Act is designed to safeguard against illegal financial activities and other
accounting errors. Achieving SOX Compliance; SOX Act states that electronic records must be saved
for five years to ensure that the auditors and regulators can obtain requested documents. The
organizations regulated under SOX must look to storage format that will ensure their ability to satisfy
this legal requirement.

Gramm‐Leach‐Bliley (GLB) ensures consumer privacy at financial institutions such as banks, thrifts, credit
unions, insurance firms, brokerages, tax and accounting services, investment services, etc. Achieving GLBA Compliance; all customers of financial institutions who maintain a relationship or obtain products and services
from the institution are protected under GLBA. The products and services may range from mortgages, credit
card accounts, brokerage/investment accounts, insurance services, accounting and tax services and
others. Financial institutions are required to keep variety of non‐public personal information and personally
identifiable financial information is subject to privacy controls under GLBA.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)
has also defined compliance regulations for storage of financial records and electronic communications. Achieving SEC/NASD Compliance; SEC and NASD have instituted specific regulations that demand compliance to storage practices for financial records and electronic communications

SAS70, PCI, HIPPA Compliance